23 January 2004
SOLD WITHOUT RESERVE
This lot is offered without a reserve
Christophe Huet (Pontoise 1700-1759 Paris)
A spaniel retrieving a duck from a pond
signed and dated 'C. Hüet. 1728.' (lower right)
oil on canvas
37½ x 50¾ in. (95 x 127 cm.)
Anonymous sale, Sotheby's, New York, 21 January 1982, lot 25.
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This composition is closely related in subject and treatment to Oudry's Un Chien barbet saisissant une cane dans les roseaux (private collection, New York). The two paintings are of similar dimensions, and both are dated 1728.
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